Writing worth reading - 25th/26th February 2023
“Before I meet with someone, I’m constantly looking through old notes and past emails to remember what we talked about. It’s a pain to do that, so I built a tool that solves it. For every person I email with, it uses GPT-3 to generate a summary of all of our interactions. So I can just go look at one place in an Airtable and see all of the conversations I’ve had with someone summarized together. It also does it based on the domain the email is from, so I can see a history of my interactions with all of the people at a particular company in one place ...”
“Founders of these companies are looking for lead investors who can de-risk their path forward. Being a pure generalist VC makes it very difficult to convince savvy founders that you have the industry relationships, relevant pattern-matching, and density of experience to be their best lead investor.…”
“The You Are Not shape represents what he calls Part X, the enemy. This destructive force, part of the universe, will never be vanquished. But the obstacles and difficulties it throws up can be framed as catalysts for growth. Stutz thinks of Part X as an ineradicable evil that is always threatening to nullify our being. His work is designed to prevent his patients from falling into the inertia and regression that are the common responses to hardship and unfairness …”
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